Favourite airline: KLM
Flight tickets on the route Aberdeen – Bristol are most frequently booked with KLM.
KLM
31 %
Aer Lingus
8 %
Loganair
6 %
Direct flights are more expensive
On this route, direct flights are £59.00 more expensive than flights with a stopover.
non stop flight
1 stop
2 stops
01h 20min
26h 50min
16h 35min
£204
£145
£188
Favourite connection: via Amsterdam
On this flight route, flights with a stopover in Amsterdam are the most popular.
Route
bookings
1 stopover Amsterdam Schiphol
26h 50min, from £145
48 %
2 stopovers Manchester Jersey
06h 45min, from £294
19 %
1 stopover Dublin
05h 15min, from £180
13 %

Bristol, gateway to the West country and lots more

Set on the top of the estuary between Wales and the West country, Bristol has a long seafaring tradition to explore. There is also a thriving media and TV industry in Bristol, and as there are two universities, the city has a lively buzz with a great choice of nightlife. Take a trip to the old port area, which is now renovated and full of shops and bars as well as teeming with history. Bath and Glastonbury are worth a day trip and easy to reach from Bristol as well.

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Bristol at its best

Like the rest of the UK, Bristol has a temperate climate, and spring and autumn can be wet and changeable. However, summers between June and September are warm and pleasant, and there's a wealth of things to enjoy. Perhaps try the Mayfest, a Theatre festival throughout the month of May, or the 'Bristol International Balloon Fiesta' in August. Or for those who like a colourful parade, try the St Paul's Carnival on the 1st weekend in July. There's also the 'BrisFest', a community music festival, which takes place in September, and Banksy's street art is a must-see.

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Bristol: before you go

The cost of living in Bristol is lower than in London, but not as low as in some areas of the north. A basic meal out will cost from around £5 and a pint of beer costs roughly £3.50. There are some great beers to try in this part of the UK, as well as cider which originates from the West country.

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Local Bristol information

As the UK's eighth largest city, Bristol has it's own airport which is 8 miles from central Bristol. The Flyer bus (A1), takes 35 minutes to reach the centre and is roughly £11 for a return. A £7 single will take you to Temple Meads Station or the main bus station. Taxi fares are between £25 and £40. Low budget hotels start from £15 pp night, and a mid price hotel will be around £45. Most attractions within the centre are close enough to walk around, but there is a good bicycle path network, and bicycle hire costs about £12 per day or £50 per week. 'First Bristol' run the local buses, and a single ticket is around £1.60. One day passes for zones 1 and 2 are around £4. There's also a good local rail network.

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